Tag Archives: focus

Taking note…

I had caught a glimpse as I drove past the lay-by and nipped round the back of the surgery…there are benefits to carrying a camera in your handbag, even if it does weigh you down a bit sometimes. The buaard … Continue reading

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Leaky pots

With the very first name that comes into your head: who is the most important person in your everyday life? (I should point out here that the dog doesn’t count, regardless of what she thinks… not in this particular instance … Continue reading

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Shift #midnighthaiku

Myopic comfort Self-limited perception Confining the Self It was cosy inside, looking out through the windows on a winter garden. Birds came to the feeder, rummaging for seeds. Camera poised, I tried to capture them through the glass. The mechanical … Continue reading

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#Writephoto – Sight – Robbie Cheadle

Sue Vincent has come up with this incredible photograph to inspire us this week. You can participate by following this link: https://scvincent.com/2017/08/31/thursday-photo-prompt-sight-writephoto/ This is my poetic contribution: Tunnel vision To achieve and reach the top, Gain forward momentum no-one can … Continue reading

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Note on the small dog… Obsession

Her favourite ball had been lost in the bushes, In spite of the brambles, the thorns and the rushes, We’d looked for it everywhere, to no avail And the small dog was sad with no wag in her tail. For … Continue reading

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Rain on the window

The light changed, suffusing the clouds with a soft glow and shadowing the sky that strange half-light that heralds a storm. The rain, it seemed, had settled in, pattering against the window and drawing the eye to focus on the … Continue reading

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The visible world

The red kite watched us pass as we drove to the station. Another soared over the fields a few miles further on. The return saw yet another perched beside the road and two more, the biggest I have yet seen, … Continue reading

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